Indiana Falls To Notre Dame, 7-0
Jan. 29, 2007
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The No. 58 Indiana men's tennis team dropped its first match of the season on Monday, Jan. 29, as it fell, 7-0, to No. 13 Notre Dame.
"We're disappointed with the outcome," head coach Ken Hydinger said. "I don't feel like we played up to our potential today. We will learn from this one."
Indiana took a number of games in several matches. Senior David Bubenicek, ranked at No. 48 by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA), took No. 14 Stephen Bass into a tiebreaker in the second set before falling 6-3, 7-6, at No. 1 singles.
No. 6 singles saw sophomore Peter Antons go three sets with Andrew Roth, 3-6, 6-2, 7-5.
At No. 2 and No. 3 singles, respectively, juniors Dara McLoughlin and Thomas Richter each came away with several games of the set. McLoughlin dropped a 6-3, 6-4 match to No. 30 Sheeva Parbhu, while Richter fell by the same score to Barry King.
At No. 4 singles, junior Michael McCarthy fell, 6-3, 7-5, to Brett Helgeson.
Notre Dame swept all three doubles matches to earn the doubles point.
The Hoosiers return to action on Saturday, Feb. 3, when they host Marquette and Northern Illinois at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., respectively.
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